Musician Remixes the Jingle of His Washing Machine Signal Into a Catchy Rave Song

While doing laundry, musician KestrelTapes noticed that his washing machine had an audible signal jingle that was rather catchy, so he remixed that jingle | Continue reading | 1 day ago

A Tasty Stop Motion Animation Showing the Hidden Natural Patterns Inside of Tropical Fruits

Kevin Parry (previously), a stop motion animator who works at LAIKA in Portland, Oregon, created an tasty stop motion animation that reveals the natural | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Beautiful Bee Themed Honeycomb Jewelry That Gives the Illusion of Honey Dripping From the Bottom

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Steph@Home (@charminglittlefox) Jewelry artist | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Trippy Video of a Man Who Painstakingly Restores Videotape Footage That He Found on the Sidewalk

A wonderfully creepy short by filmmaker Greg Murphy features a man who finds a bit of crumpled videotape footage on the sidewalk. Curious to learn what | Continue reading | 1 day ago

How to Eat For $10 a Week Shopping at a Dollar Tree

Budget blogger Lisa Dawn very thriftily showed how to eat well on only $10 a week by doing her grocery shopping at a Dollar Tree store. How low do you | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Saluki, A Nimble Arabian Desert Dog That Runs Fast Enough to Catch a Gazelle or a Vehicle Going 60 MPH

In a nimble clip from the Smithsonian Channel series Amazing Dogs, host Patrick Aryee traveled to the United Arab Emirates in order to get a good look at | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Rare 1976 16mm Footage of Kenny Baker and Anthony Daniels Trying Out Their R2-D2 and C-3PO Costumes

Rarely seen 1976 16mm footage from the Star Wars Archive shows actors Kenny Baker who played R2-D2 and Anthony Daniels who played C-3PO trying out their | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Man Amusingly Performs a-ha’s ‘Take on Me’ by Strategically Hitting Himself in the Face

Performer RamsesThePigeon quite amusingly beat out the rhythm of the iconic a-ha song "Take on Me" by strategically hitting himself in various parts of | Continue reading | 2 days ago

The Two Little Known Tools That Are Hiding in Plain Sight on Electrical Outlets Used in the US and Canada

Leah Bolden of the wonderful home improvement blog See Jane Drill shared the two little known tools that are hiding in plain sight on electrical outlets | Continue reading | 2 days ago

The Man Behind the TV Laugh Tracks of the 1980s

A classic documentary from the 1980s goes behind the scenes of how laugh tracks were added to television shows. As it turns out, the laugh track was | Continue reading | 2 days ago

How Ziegenfelder Twin Popsicles Are Made

Wheeling Heritage Media went inside the Ziegenfelder Company in Wheeling, West Virginia to find out how the company makes their legendary twin popsicles. | Continue reading | 2 days ago

Staring Musician Plays the Nirvana Song ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ in Different Musical Styles on Synthesizer

The humorous and talented musician Seth Everman stared at the camera and performed the now-iconic Nirvana song "Smells Like Teen Spirit" in a wide variety | Continue reading | 2 days ago

Digging a Massive Tunnel Through The Alps to More Easily Connect Scandinavia With the Mediterranean

The architectural blog The B1M (previously) takes a look at the SCAN-MED corridor, which is a superhighway that starts in Finland and ends in Malta. | Continue reading | 2 days ago

Momentix MotionKit Lets You Build Your Own Custom Rube Goldberg Style Chain Reaction Machines

Momentix Toys has created the Momentix MotionKit, a wonderfully creative assortment of colorful wooden pieces, some with moving parts, that let you build | Continue reading | 2 days ago

How the Devil Went From Minor Player to Starring Role

In an impish Ted-Ed lesson written by Brian Pavlac and animated by Reza Riahi and Mehdi Shiri, narrator Jack Cutmore-Scott explains how the devil went | Continue reading | 2 days ago

An Imaginative Music Video Shot on 35mm Film at 8 Frames Per Second That Pays Tribute to Early Cinema

The incredibly imaginative music video for the excellent Ankur Sabharwal song "Better Man" pays a wonderful tribute to the films of early 20th Century | Continue reading | 2 days ago

A Mural Paying Tribute to Biggie Smalls (The Notorious B.I.G.) as the ‘King of NY’ in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

At the corner of Bedford Ave and Quincy Street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn sits an incredible 38-foot mural created in 2018 that | Continue reading | 2 days ago

Iconic Hermès Birkin Bags Made Out of Vegetables

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ben Denzer (@bdenzer) Designer Ben Denzer found inspiration with French luxury goods manufacturer Hermès and | Continue reading | 3 days ago

The Psychological Phenomenon Behind Witnesses Giving Contradictory Accounts of the Same Event

In a mindful Ted-Ed lesson written by educator Sheila Marie Orfano and animated by Jeremiah Dickey and Gerta Xhelo, narrator Bethany Cutmore-Scott | Continue reading | 3 days ago

Animated Banknotes From Around the World Emerge From the Sand in a Fascinating Stop Motion Animation

"Foreign Exchange" by Corrie Francis Parks is a fascinating stop motion animated short that features 50 different banknotes from around the world that are | Continue reading | 3 days ago

The Cool Science Behind Developing Photographic Film

Engineer Destin Sandlin of Smarter Every Day explains the very cool science behind developing rolls of photographic film. This has become a bit of a lost | Continue reading | 3 days ago

‘Reclining Liberty’, A Whimsical Reinterpretation of the Statue of Liberty Relaxing in a New York City Park

New York City artist Zaq Landsberg has created "Reclining Liberty", a wonderfully whimsical reinterpretation of the Statue of Liberty lying upon the grass | Continue reading | 3 days ago

Street Artist JR Reveals the Terrain Hidden Beneath the Eiffel Tower With a Massive Anamorphic Optical Illusion

View this post on Instagram A post shared by JR (@jr) The remarkable Ted Prize-winning French street artist and photographer JR employed his talent for | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Man Creates a Clever Mechanism That Automatically Charges His Tesla When He Comes Home

Pat Larson created a clever mechanism that automatically plugs in his Tesla car charger whenever he comes home. The device uses a linear actuator, a servo | Continue reading | 4 days ago

An Exaggerated Parody of a Woman Giving a Tour of the Design Choices She Made in Her Suburban Home

Comedian Trey Kennedy did a fun, exaggerated parody tour of a suburban house given a very proud owner who did the decorating herself. Kennedy, who was | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Creative Father Pretends to Have Jedi Powers to Move His Infant Son’s Highchair Back and Forth

A very creative father who just wanted to make his infant son laugh pretended to have Jedi powers to move his son's highchair back and forth. The dad also | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Extreme Slow Motion Video of Gymnast Simone Biles’ Incredible 2021 Championship Floor Routine

Simone Biles, in extreme slow motion.— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) June 5, 2021 During the first day of the 2021 US | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Bill Murray Leads a Full Capacity Wrigley Field Crowd in a Rousing Rendition of ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’

The one and only Bill Murray. #CubTogether— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) June 11, 2021 Actor, Chicago native, and devoted Cubs | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Filmmaker Uses a Series of Slow Motion Techniques to Insert Himself Into Various Situations at Different Times

Ben Ouaniche (previously) of Macro Room quite deftly captured himself seemingly bending time. Ouaniche utilized different slow motion techniques to insert | Continue reading | 5 days ago

‘The Office’ Scene Featuring Michael’s Reaction to Toby Returning to Work Translated Into Different Languages

Nokirin quite amusingly took the very meme-worthy scene from the "Frame Toby" episode of The Office during which Michael Scott screams "No God, Please | Continue reading | 7 days ago

Best Selling Songs of Every Decade From the 2010s Through 14,000 BC in Backward Chronological Order

Comedians Adrian Gray and Archie Henderson quite hilariously compiled the best selling songs of every decade, ranging from 14,000 BC through to current | Continue reading | 7 days ago

Funky Geometric Bass Made From 2000 LEGO Bricks

Burl, the incredibly creative luthier of Burl's Art, built an incredible bass out of 2000 LEGO bricks in various shades of green, yellow, and black. The | Continue reading | 7 days ago

A Clever Pizza Making Machine Powered by a Toy Train

Brooklyn kinetic artist Joseph Herscher (previously) of Joseph's Machines quite ingeniously built an automatic pizza making machine that's powered by a | Continue reading | 7 days ago

Online Calculator That Shows When You’ll Be the Same Age as Wilford Brimley When ‘Cocoon’ Was Released

View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Zanuck Company (@zanuckco) The Brimley/Cocoon Line Calculator is an amusing interactive online calculator | Continue reading | 8 days ago

Little Island, A Unique ‘Floating Park’ in New York City

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Little Island (@littleislandnyc) Little Island is a unique floating park at Pier 55 on the west side of New | Continue reading | 8 days ago

Renowned Subway Dancer Reflects on How COVID-19 Brought His Work in New York City to a Stop

"Teeth" by Brooklyn filmmaker Alex Fischman Cardenas is a touching short about a renowned New York City subway dancer Ikeem "Teeth" Jones who offers his | Continue reading | 8 days ago

How Saul Bass Pioneered the Art of Movie Title Design

Video editor Luís Azevedo (previously) of Little White Lies takes a look at how the legendary Saul Bass pioneered the then-static art of movie title | Continue reading | 8 days ago

Inside Look at How Foley Artists Create Movie Sounds

"Footsteps" by Jeremy Benning is a fascinating short film that takes a look inside Footsteps Studios, a small post-production house in rural Ontario with | Continue reading | 8 days ago

Nomadic Woman Shares What It’s Like to Live Out of Her Car With Her Dog While Traveling Across the US

Nomadic traveler Nikki Delventhal shares what it's like to live out of her Prius while she's traveling across the United States with her faithful rescue | Continue reading | 8 days ago

How California Sport and Music Subcultures of the 1990s Changed How Vowels Are Pronounced in the US

@mancypodcast ##stitch with @annaxjames had to answer this one ##phonetics ##linguistics ##accent ##dialect ##voiceactor ##californiashift ##poppunk | Continue reading | 8 days ago

The Clever Design of the World’s Last Turntable Ferry

In a nautical episode of Things You Might Not Know, host Tom Scott (previously) visits the west coast of Scotland to see the Skye Ferry in action. This | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Love Is All You Need

Maybe Master Yoda was the real 5th Beatle... We also would accept: "All you need, love is..."#Yodisms— Mark | Continue reading | 9 days ago

An Intricate Rube Goldberg Chain Reaction Machine That Feeds Squirrels and Other Small Backyard Critters

Creezy, who previously created an incredibly intricate Rube Goldberg chain reaction machine that followed a blue ball, found inspiration with Mark Rober | Continue reading | 9 days ago

An Old School LEGO Typewriter in Vintage Mint Green With Working Keys, Moveable Carriage and Ink Spools

LEGO builder Wes Talbott has created an amazing old school LEGO typewriter in a very traditional vintage color of mint green. This build features working | Continue reading | 9 days ago

A Herd of Wild Elephants Take a Well Deserved Nap After Trekking 500 Miles Across Southwest China

A herd of 15 wild elephants decided to take a much-needed nap on a comfy clearing inside a local forest outside Kunming City, the capital of southwest | Continue reading | 9 days ago

The Preparation of a Cold Pitcher of Wool Lemonade Captured in a Refreshing Stop-Motion Animation

Animator and felt artist Andrea Love, who previously created a brilliant stop-motion animation that showed her making a full breakfast made out of wool, | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Mesmerizing Footage of a Larch Bonsai Tree Being Pruned and Sculpted Over the Course of a Year

Bucky Barnes of Bonsai Releaf shared a wonderfully mesmerizing video in which he painstakingly designed, pruned, carved, and sculpted a small Japanese | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Why Orange Peels Cause Balloons to Pop

James of The Action Lab (previously) squeezed a section of orange peel over a floating balloon, causing the balloon to instantly pop. Oranges contain | Continue reading | 10 days ago